This image, taken with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys shows a part the globular cluster NGC 6752.
Behind the bright stars of the cluster, a denser collection of faint stars is visible—a previously unknown dwarf spheroidal galaxy. This galaxy, nicknamed Bedin 1, is about 30 million light-years from Earth.
Image: The accidentally discovered galaxy Bedin I (2019, February 1)
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Image: The accidentally discovered galaxy Bedin I